49points

Mandarin Orange

Mandarin Orange
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Mandarin Orange review: 88 facts and highlights

Mandarin Orange
49
points
Mandarin Orange

Why is Mandarin Orange better than the average?

  • Less fructose per 100g
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    2.4gvs3.7g
  • More calcium per 100g
    ?

    37mgvs18.13mg
  • Higher water content per 100g
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    85.17gvs84.11g
  • More vitamin A (IU) per 100g
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    681IUvs265.9IU
  • More vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
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    34µgvs13.26µg
  • More pantothenic acid per 100g
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    0.22mgvs0.2mg
  • More folate per 100g
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    16µgvs14.19µg
  • More choline per 100g
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    10.2mgvs6.89mg

General values

1. more proteins per 100g

0.81g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
2. more dietary fiber per 100g

1.8g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.
3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

223kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
4. more lipids per 100g

0.31g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.
5. more caffeine per 100g

0g

Caffeine is a psychoactive substance that stimulates the central nervous system. It increases energy levels and boosts concentration.
6. less cholesterol per 100g

0mg

Cholesterol is a lipid essential for producing hormones and takes two forms: LDL, or bad cholesterol, and HDL, good cholesterol. LDL (low-density lipoprotein) contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and increases the risk of strokes and heart attacks. HDL (high-density lipoprotein) removes LDL from the arteries and carries it to the liver to be broken down.

Sugars

1. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

10.58g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.
2. less fructose per 100g

2.4g

Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.
3. less sucrose per 100g

6.05g

Sucrose, also known as table sugar, is composed out of glucose and fructose. Sucrose is rich in calories, but doesn’t have a high nutritional value.
4. more glucose per 100g

2.13g

Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.
5. more maltose per 100g

0g

Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.
6. more galactose per 100g

0g

Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.

Minerals

1. more iron per 100g

0.15mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
2. more magnesium per 100g

12mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.
3. more calcium per 100g

37mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.
4. more phosphorus per 100g

20mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.
5. more manganese per 100g

0.04mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
6. more sodium per 100g

2mg

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.

Vitamins

1. more vitamin B12 per 100g

0µg

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.
2. more vitamin E (added) per 100g

0mg

The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.
3. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

681IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.
4. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

34µg

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.
5. more riboflavin per 100g

0.04mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
6. more pantothenic acid per 100g

0.22mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Amino acids

1. more lysine per 100g

0.03g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.
2. more tryptophan per 100g

2g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.
3. more threonine per 100g

0.02g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.
4. more isoleucine per 100g

0.02g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.
5. more leucine per 100g

0.03g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.
6. more methionine per 100g

2g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Antioxidants

1. more hesperetin per 100g

7.9mg

Hesperetin is a flavonoid found in a number of citrus fruits. It lowers cholesterol and other affecting lipids and may have an antioxidant, anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effect.
2. more apigenin per 100g

0mg

Apigenin is a bioflavonoid compound found in plants and herbs, especially in chamomile plants. It has anxiety reducing and mild sedative effects, as well as antioxidant properties.
3. more luteolin per 100g

0mg

Luteolin is a bioflavonoid found in plants and herbs. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
4. more kaempferol per 100g

0mg

Kaempferol is a bioflavonoid found in many plants. It has antioxidant properties and is currently being used in cancer research, as it is thought to reduce the risk of various cancers.
5. more myricetin per 100g

0mg

Myricetin is a bioflavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables, as well as in red wine. It has antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, and can potentially protect cells from carcinogenic mutations.
6. more quercetin content per 100g

0mg

Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in many plants and grains, known for its positive effects on the immune system and for its antioxidant properties. It often used in treating allergies.

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